Power Rankings: Week 8


Will the Galaxy's magical run become a thing of the past now that their biggest stars have gone camping? No matter. Bruce Arena's boys are the best once again this week, but what happened to a a former challenger out East? The Red Bulls continue to plummet, while Real Salt Lake seem to be back in form.

1 1

Omar Gonzalez is quietly becoming the rock on the league's best defense. Is an All-Star nod too far off?

Last: Tied TOR, 0-0
Next: Thurs. at FCD

2 2

Columbus were winless in their last 11 games at Giants Stadium dating back to 2003. They're thrilled to see it go.

Last: Beat CHV, 1-0 [WATCH]
Next: Thurs. at NY

3 5

When defending champs are clicking, they're the most exciting team in the league.

Beat HOU, 3-1 [WATCH]
Next: Sat. at CHV

4 6

Is Bobby Burling poised to be the league's next Chad Marhall?

Last:Tied NE, 0-0  [WATCH]
Next: Sat. at SEA

5 8

Marvell Wynne is back at right back in Colorado, and results should follow.

Beat DCU, 1-0 [WATCH]
Next: May 29 vs. SEA

6 3

Dynamo can't afford anymore injuries, especially if Adrian Serioux plays like that in Eddie Robinson's absence.

Last: Lost at RSL, 3-1 [WATCH]
Next: Sat. vs. DCU

7 4

Hans Backe's boys are suddenly a vulnerable bunch, and they've been shut out two weeks straight.

Last: Lost to SEA, 1-0 [WATCH]
Next: Thurs. vs. CLB

8 7

Brek Shea, welcome to the big time. Watch the buzz build all summer long.

Last: Tied PHI, 1-1 [WATCH]
Next: Thurs. vs. LA

9 11

Maybe Preki was right. We should all have shut up and given him some time.

Last: Tied LA, 0-0 [WATCH]
Next: Sat. vs. NE

10 13

Brad Evans is proving he's a do-everything guy for Seattle. Except play 10 positions at once.

Last: Beat NY, 1-0 [WATCH]
Next: Sat. vs. SJ

11 10

It still just doesn't seem right to see the No. 3 USMNT leading scorer come off the bench.

Last: Tied KC, 2-2 [WATCH]
Next: May 27 vs. FCD

12 12

You didn't think Kei Kamara was going to really going to miss that chance again, right?

Last: Tied CHI, 2-2 [WATCH]
Next: Sun. vs. CLB

13 9

Will the Goats suffer more than the Galaxy with their stars in Princeton?

Last: Lost at CLB, 1-0 [WATCH]
Next: Sat. vs. RSL

14 14


A gimme win at BMO Field in days past is now a legitimate challenge for this Revs squad.

Last: Tied SJ, 0-0 [WATCH]
Next: Sat. at TOR

15 16

The Union get a much-needed week off while Peter Nowak meets and greets with Sir Alex Ferguson in New York.

Last: Tied FCD,
1-1 [WATCH]
Next: May 29 at HOU

16 15

After a week out of the basement, Curt Onalfo's crew is back.

Lost to COL, 1-0 [WATCH]
Next: Sat. at HOU

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